In today’s article we are going to present you 15 reasons why you should keep coconut oil in your bathroom. In order to get all its benefits, our advice is always to purchase organic, extra-virgin coconut oil.
- Oil Pulling
This is old technique for elimination of oral bacteria and toxins from your mouth. The procedure is very simple and yet incredibly efficient: take 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and swish it in your mouth for 10-20 minutes. Repeat the same procedure every morning and then spit it out. After you finish with the oil pulling, rinse your mouth out with water.
- Makeup Removal
Coconut oil is perfect makeup remover and is completely natural and safe for use. This oil will remove the makeup and in same time will moisture your skin.
- Wash your Face
This treatment also is called: oil cleansing. Combine equal parts of coconut oil and castor oil, and gently massage it into your skin with circular motions. Finally, wipe it off with a warm washcloth.
- Protect the Lips
Coconut oil is perfect choice for your lips. Namely, it will protect the gentle skin on the lips from environmental pollution and toxins and in same time will hydrate them. You definitely should make it part of your daily beauty routine.
- Homemade Toothpaste
You can make you own homemade toothpaste: mix ½ teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon coconut oil and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. Stir until you get homogenous paste and take a bit of it with the toothbrush and brush as usual.
- Deep Condition your Hair
Utilize coconut oil instead of customary conditioner. Unlike most products that you can find in the markets and are full of chemicals, coconut oil is completely natural solution. All you should do is to take 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and apply it to your roots. After that, massage it down toward the ends of your hair and leave it act for at least half an hour before washing your hair. After that, rinse your hair using shampoo, as usual. In order to get best effects you can apply the oil before going to sleep and wash your hair the next morning.
Most antiperspirants sold on the market contain synthetic chemicals which may be harmful for your overall health. Instead, you can use coconut oil and all you should do is to mix a pinch of coconut oil and drop of an essential oil and apply it on the underarm area on a daily basis.
- Prevent Razor Burn
Utilize coconut oil as a replacement for a shaving cream. On this way you will protect your skin from razor burns and after shaving your skin will be incredibly soft and smooth.
- Soothe Rashes
Coconut oil is efficient natural treatment for mild allergic reactions or rashes.
- Treat your Cuticles
Prevent occurrence of dry and flaky cuticles by massaging coconut oil in and around your nails, preferably several times a day.
- Fight Foot Fungus
Coconut oil can be used in fight against fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot. All you should do is to apply coconut oil to the bottoms of your feet after taking shower.
- Body Moisturizer
Utilize coconut oil as a moisturizer for your face, hands and body. Gently massage your skin with this oil after taking a shower.
- Body Scrub
Prepare completely natural homemade body scrub by mixing combining equal amounts of coconut oil and sea salt. Utilize this scrub while you are taking showed and then rinse off. This will make your skin irresistibly soft.
Note: you can use baking soda or sugar as replacement for salt.
- Moisturizing Bath
You can take luxurious and fragrant bath at your home. All you should do is to mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and a few drops of some essential oil by your choice and add them into your tub.
- Fight Frizz
Apply few drops of coconut oil to wet or dry hair and fight frizz on natural way.